Personal Bests (PBs)

 

Cu´s around 3000m, SW winds.PB for Peter

September 20th, 2012 - Posted by Steve Ham

Still a low pressure situation but pressure rising slowly and an inversion growing which should cap overdevelopement at the end of day. SW winds of 10-15km/hr and thermall tops and Cu around 10,000ft. Weak thermals at expected max of around 26ºC, though will improve at lot at 28ºC. Reasonalbe XC potential if we are flying […]

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Increasing upper level cloud. Thermals tops c10.500ft. 2xPBs 70.8km

September 17th, 2012 - Posted by Steve Ham

An approaching low pressure system and associated warm front is approaching from the south west which will lead to thickening upper level clouds as the day progresses. With top temperature of 29ºC we still should get potential thermal tops to 10,500ft, with Cu possibly forming in convergence areas and parts of the mountain at c11.600ft. […]

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Great Day, some in Avila, others a triangle and PB height gains (3700m)

September 15th, 2012 - Posted by Steve Ham

A good XC paragliding day though conditions not really getting going untill 2pm when we will get thermal tops (blue) to around 3000m. Good chance for long flight towards Segovia from PN or towards Miranda from Lastra. Choice of take off is difficult as although it is likely that the wind will come onto PN…if […]

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Less NE wind, blue thermals. PB for Ed

September 14th, 2012 - Posted by Steve Ham

Once again a strong inversion around 2100m, but with top temperatures higher than yesterday so slightly higher thermal heights. Should be sufficient and safe enough for a modest XC to the West towards Barco de Avila. What Happened? A nice day with Wim , Geert, Antoon, Luc, myself and Ed (PB) in Barco. Bill just […]

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